Thursday, January 23, 2014

"A ghost ship carrying nothing but disease-ridden rats could be about to make land on Britain’s shore, experts have warned"

Ind:

Built in Yugoslavia in 1976, the unlucky vessel was abandoned in a Canadian harbour after its owners were embroiled in a debt scandal and failed to pay the crew.

The authorities in Newfoundland tried to sell the hull for scrap – valued at £600,000 – to the Dominican Republic, but cut their losses when it came loose in a storm on the way.